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BBC Business News
- Alstom to pay US $772m bribery fine
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:48:14 GMT
Alstom agree to pay $772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US Department of Justice.
- Energy shares lift FTSE 100
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:09:44 GMT
The FTSE 100 rises as energy shares are boosted by rising oil prices and comments from the Saudi petroleum minister.
- VIDEO: How to make artificial snow
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:09:02 GMT
BBC Weather's Carol Kirkwood visits Snow Business, a company in Stroud, Gloucestershire, which makes snow for the film industry.
- Rouble rallies despite crisis warning
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:50:34 GMT
Russia's former finance minister warns the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year.
- Stoke City 0-2 Chelsea
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:55:13 GMT
Chelsea seal top spot in the Premier League at Christmas as goals from John Terry and Cesc Fabregas secure a 2-0 win at Stoke City.
- Singer Joe Cocker dies aged 70
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:54:44 GMT
Singer Joe Cocker, best known for his cover of The Beatles' With A Little Help From My Friends, dies aged 70.
- UN discusses N Korea human rights
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:51:44 GMT
The UN Security Council begins a rare discussion of North Korea's human rights situation, despite objections from Russia and China.
- VIDEO: Joe Cocker playing at Woodstock
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:51:16 GMT
Joe Cocker and the Grease Band perform "With a little help from my friends" at Woodstock festival in 1969.